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Boyce Park is a 1,096-acre (4.44 km2) county park lying mostly in the Borough of Plum, in eastern Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is a part of the county's 12,000-acre (49 km2) network of nine distinct parks. Its southernmost reaches (south of Old Frankstown Road) also extend into neighboring Monroeville.

Established in 1963, it is named for William D. Boyce, the founder of the Boy Scouts of America who was born in the area. It is sited 15 miles (24 km) east of downtown Pittsburgh. It is the only park in the county for downhill skiing, with ski lifts and a lodge. It also offers a wave pool, tennis courts, ball fields, a nature center, greenhouse, arboretum and trails. The source of Plum Creek is in the northwest section of the park.[1]


  • Smith, Helene and George Swetnam (1991). A Guidebook to Historic Western Pennsylvania. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press. 0-8229-5424-9. 


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Coordinates: 40°27′56″N 79°44′43″W / 40.46556°N 79.74528°W / 40.46556; -79.74528

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Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Pittsburgh Post Gazette
Tue, 24 Feb 2015 12:47:47 -0800

Boyce Park's snowtubing area will be closed Wednesday while crews film scenes from an upcoming TV movie, tentatively titled "Let It Snow." The ski slopes will be open and operating on a normal schedule, and the snowtubing area will resume normal hours ...
Pittsburgh Business Times (blog)
Mon, 16 Feb 2015 04:39:11 -0800

Boyce Park's snowy locale will serve as a location in a new movie filming in Pittsburgh called "Let It Snow." The Allegheny County Council is slated to vote Feb. 17 on a bill to use County-owned property at the park for the filming of the CBS Films Inc ...
Wed, 04 Mar 2015 18:11:48 -0800

“We were supposed to shoot in Boyce Park yesterday,” he said, “but it was sunny and dry … not gloomy and snowy like in Sewickley today. This is perfect.” I didn't get to see much, though a glimpse of Mr. Goodman might have been caught. But for a brief ...

Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Pittsburgh Post Gazette
Fri, 23 Jan 2015 21:01:37 -0800

Boyce Park's inaugural SnowFest celebration this weekend has something for everyone, including mascot races, a cardboard sled derby and the Mini-Junior Olympics Ski & Snowboard Races. “We've scheduled three days of [on- and off-snow] winter fun for ...
Mon, 02 Mar 2015 18:03:45 -0800

Every day, it seems, they're heading out to a new location: Pamela's P&G Diner in Millvale, Butler Memorial Hospital, the Shop 'n Save and Wooden Nickel in North Huntingdon, the Ligonier Diamond, Boyce Park in Monroeville, a sound stage in Churchill ...
Wed, 05 Nov 2014 18:08:54 -0800

“The 2013-14 ski season was the most successful ever at Boyce Park, and we've made a number of improvements to ensure the 2014-15 season is even bigger and better,” Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald said. “Among the enhancements are ...


Fri, 28 Nov 2014 06:47:27 -0800

The Boyce Park slopes open weekdays beginning at 3:30 p.m. and weekends beginning at 9:30 a.m. The parks department encourages people planning to go to Boyce Park to check snow conditions and operational status beforehand. A 24-hour recording is ...
Sat, 03 Jan 2015 18:02:52 -0800

They don't even have to look outside. Physicians at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC can tell it's been snowing just from the injuries that roll into the emergency room, said Dr. Barbara Gaines, trauma and injury prevention director. “When ...

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